Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 7/27/12
It’s training camp for the Steelers and that means, yep you guessed, contract extensions!  This is the time of year when the Steelers typically do the majority of their veteran contract work. Whether it’s a brand new deal or an extension for a player soon to enter free agency, from late July through the end of August you typically see several players get new deals. Such is the case with Antonio Brown, who just got a new 5 yr. deal worth $42.5 million as reported by Adam Schefter via Twitter this evening:  @AdamSchefter: Antonio Brown just signed a 5 year extension for $42.5mil with the Steelers. His original deal when drafted was for 3 yrs, $1.288 million. The Steelers official twitter account and website also made the announcement but did not specify the contract amount: “We are excited to announce that Antonio Brown will be with the team through at least the 2017 season,” Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “He has played a major role in our success over the past two yea...
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